SNOE.DOWN RETURNS TO LAKE PLACID MARCH 23-25, 2007
EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 8:30 AM!
(Lake Placid, NY) -- Snoe.down '07, the all ages, weekend winter music festival hosted by indie-jam rockers moe. returns to beautiful Lake Placid, N.Y., March 23-25, 2007. Snoe.down kicks off the week-long Adirondack Almost Springfest celebration, which will take place at all the 1980 Olympic venues in Lake Placid, N.Y., including the Olympic Center, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics, and at nearby Whiteface.
Friday and Saturday nights will feature moe. at the Olympic Center's 1980 Rink Herb Brooks Arena. Additional bands will perform with moe. as well as at other venues throughout the weekend, including afternoons in the base lodge at Whiteface.
Fans will be able to take advantage of a myriad of Lake Placid winter activities. During the concerts fans will even have the option of ice skating while listening to the show! Other area activities include: Public bobsled and luge rocket rides (weather permitting), outdoor public speed skating (weather permitting), gondola rides to the top of Whiteface, toboggan rides and dog sled rides on Mirror Lake, ice climbing and winter mountaineering, tubing on Saranac Lake, visiting the Olympic ski jump towers and touring the 1932 & 1980 Winter Olympic Museum.
Snoe.down '06 was a huge success for the artists and fans alike. "We couldn't have asked for a better inaugural year," said moe. guitarist Al Schnier.
moe. performed for several thousand fans outdoors at Whiteface and was even joined by the US Olympic Luge team on stage, which was met with huge applause. The Everyone Orchestra conducted by founder Matt Butler featured Phish's Jon Fishman, Jazz Mandolin Project's Jamie Masefield, Steve Kimock, Peter Apfelbaum, and Samantha Stollenwerck. moe.'s Al Schnier, Rob Derhak, Vinnie Amico and Jim Loughlin also joined the Orchestra, as well as Gordon Stone and Assembly Of Dust's Reid Genauer. Soulive, Tea Leaf Green and James Hunter each had their own impressive performances.
Performers for Snoe.down '07 will be announced over the coming months.
Tickets will go on sale October 10 beginning at 8:30am EST at the Olympic Center Box Office. Snoe.down tickets may also be purchased by phone at 518-523-3330 or via internet at www.orda.org and www.tickets.com. The Olympic Center box office hours are Mon.–Fri. 8:30am – 5:00pm ; Sat. 9:00am – 5:00pm. A limited number of specially priced "early bird" festival and VIP tickets will be available while supplies last. Prices are subject to change without notice.
Early Bird Festival Ticket: $71.00 (includes $2.00 charity donation)
The festival ticket entitles purchaser to attend both concert performances on March 23 & 24 at the Olympic Center plus other activities including free or discounted admission to additional gatherings at various locations in and around Lake Placid. Festival attendees will be permitted to leave and re-enter the Olympic Center during the event. In addition, festival credentials will entitle purchaser to enjoy discounts and benefits offered by select area merchants.
Early Bird Single Day Admission: $46.00 (includes $1.00 charity donation)
Single day admission entitles purchaser to one evening's performance and activities at the Olympic Center on either March 23 or March 25.
Early Bird VIP Festival Ticket: $116.00 (includes $2.00 charity donation)
PRIVATE ENTRANCE TO OLYMPIC CENTER
RESERVED SEATING SECTION IN MAIN ARENA
ADMITTANCE TO OLYMPIC CENTER PRIVATE LOUNGE [21+ ONLY]
COMPLIMENTARY ICE SKATE RENTAL IN '32 RINK
SNOE.DOWN '07 FESTIVAL POSTER
PLUS VERY SPECIAL BENEFITS TBA
Please note that VIP tickets are not available to single day festival attendees.
Early Bird Snoe.down/Lift Ticket Packages:
Early Bird Festival Ticket/One Day Lift Ticket $106.00
Early Bird Festival Ticket/Two Day Lift Ticket $141.00
Early Bird Single Day Admission/One Day Lift Ticket $81.00
Early Bird Single Day Admission/Two Day Lift Ticket $116.00
Whiteface 2-Day Lift Ticket Package will be valid two of any three days, March 23-25
Whiteface 1-Day Lift Ticket Package will be valid any one day, March 23-25
Day skiing and snowboarding at Whiteface will be available from 8:30am - 4:00pm
Discounted lift tickets are limited. Prices are subject to change without notice.
Applicable service shipping/handling fees:
A handling fee of $6.75 will be applied to all tickets purchased via phone or internet. A $10.00 delivery fee will be applied to each order.
Lodging information as well as more details on activities in and around Lake Placid may be found at http://www.lakeplacid.com or by calling the Lake Placid Essex County Visitor's Bureau at 800-447-5224.
For more detailed and continually updated Snoe.down information, please visit http://www.moe.org or www.greatnortheast.com. For detailed area information please visit www.whitefacelakeplacid.com
Formed in Buffalo, New York in 1991, moe. is one of the finest groups in the jamband movement today. Their tours have taken them from Woodstock '99 to New York's Central Park, as well as to Japan and England. moe. is a Bonnaroo favorite, having played the event four out of the five years of the festival's existence. They won the Jammy Award for Live Performance of the Year for their first Bonnaroo appearance: a crowd-pleasing six hour show that ran until dawn.
moe. has toured with such legendary acts as The Dead, The Allman Brothers Band, Robert Plant, and most recently, The Who. The band is also critically acclaimed for its songwriting and studio work; the group's 2001 studio album, DITHER, was awarded four stars by Rolling Stone. 2003's WORMWOOD received four stars by Blender Magazine. moe. has released 13 recordings in the past 15 years and their latest studio effort, THE CONCH, will be available January 23, 2007.
moe. is also becoming recognized for its charitable work: the band hosted a Tsunami Benefit concert at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City on February 10, 2005 and raised $150,000 for Tsunami survivors. The concert earned moe. its second Live Performance of the Year Jammy Award this past April. moe. also raised over $50,000 for various charities, including the Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina survivors.
In addition to Snoe.down, moe. also hosts Summer Camp each Memorial Day Weekend and moe.down each Labor Day Weekend.